Christmas Newsletter

Our Christmas newsletter is now out and available to download as a .pdf file. It is available here: Christmas Newsletter 2016

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter for all the latest news and updates about the school. Just follow @StChrisWrexham

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Go and See Grant

We are now in receipt of the Go and See grant, which is part of the Welsh Government Art Council, this funding will allows us to access artistic events that would normally be restricted to us due to the financial costs. As part of the funding we will be taking a group of pupils to Cardiff in March, to experience the culture that the capital has to offer, visiting the Welsh Assembly and then to St Fagan’s to see a variety of buildings which have been moved to the museum from all around Wales.

Other events planned from the grant are to the Greenfield Heritage Centre, Corris Craft Centre, Ruthin Craft Centre and Glyndwr, pictures and updates will be posted on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

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A stellar performance by Enfys class

Enfys took centre stage on the 8th of December for a production of the Elves and the Shoemaker, parents, staff and pupils came to watch as the children did an outstanding performance.

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Parents Support Group dinner

The Duke of Edinburgh’s bronze group prepared a festive meal for the Parents Supp>ort Group. Profits from the meal will help to fund the D of E. Well done to Lisa Wiliams, Emily Jones, Jordan Wright, Cawley Valence, Bradley Lawerence, and Jack Wilmott for helping to prepare the meal and practice their ‘waiting on’ skills.
A good time was had by all. A special thank you to Mrs Owen, Mrs Ducket, Mrs Jones and Mrs Geddis who supported the pupils and myself. Well done everybody.

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Giraffe project called Christopher for disability children

 St Christopher’s School in Wrexham, the largest specialist disability school in Wales has approached the British Ironwork Centre for help. Following the editorial in the Shropshire Magazine saying how the British Ironworks had helped Hope House Children’s Hospice with a Giraffe for their sensory garden St Christopher’s wanted one too for their own sensory garden.

St Christopher’s is attended by children age 6-19 years old and has about 310 children and students in attendance at present, all of which with the widest range of learning needs and disabilities.


Clive Knowles, Chairman of The British Ironwork Centre, Maxine Pittaway MBE Headmistress of St Christopher’s and Paula Evans Jones of the Ironworks.

The school is attended by children from all over Shropshire, Cheshire, Denbighshire and the rest of Wales. The school have asked for a giraffe to be created for Easter 2017 in preparation for their Open day and will be unveiled in their new sensory garden.

Sophia Knowles, Operations Director at the Ironworks has said “The school is so deserving, we are always so keen to help”.

Maxine Pittaway MBE, Headmistress for St Christopher’s said, “The centre does so much for the local community, we were doubtful they’d be able to help us as well, really they are wonderful. The centre are also facilitating free places in their Grotto for some of the children to attend, free of any cost.”

For more information, please visit the British Ironwork Centre website at 

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Upcoming important dates

As we come in to the end of the summer term there will be lots of activities and events happening in school. Here is a list of some of the important dates coming up soon:

* Thursday 7th July – Girls only Sports Event

There will be a girls only sports event in the sports hall during the afternoon.

* Friday 8th July – Non uniform day

Please “bring a bottle” for our Summer Fair bottle stall.

* 11th July Monday Leavers Celebration Evening 

Leavers and staff will be able to attend a game of bowling and an all you can eat Chinese buffet.

* 12th July Tuesday Options evening 4 pm -6 pm

Options evening open to all parents or carers of pupils who are choosing their options for next year.

* 11th -15th Sports Week

A week of a variety of sporting activities, with full days on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

* 14th -19th Mrs Leon Tuck shop in Jungle Room

Mrs Leon will again be running her successful Tuck shop to raise money for school.

* 14th Thursday Summer Fair and Non uniform day

A non uniform day for pupils, with the Summer Fair taking place from 1:00 pm onward.

* 15th Sports Day

Please send your child in sports kits.

* 18th July Monday Parents Evening – 3:30 pm -6 pm

Our annual parents evening where all teaching staff will be present. The Speech and Language Therapy team will also be present.

* 18th July Monday Leavers Presentation – 10 am – 12 pm

* 19th July Tuesday Last day for Pupils

* 20th July Wednesday Training Day

And some important dates for the start of next year…

* Training Days Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd September

* 5th September Monday School OPEN FOR ALL

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Open Mic Night Wednesday 25th May 2016

Open Mic Night Wednesday 25th May 2016


We supply the stage you supply the talent!

All welcome

Starting at 7pm Refreshments available

Tickets £5

Call St Christopher’s School for more

information 01978 346910

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School Meal of the Day Price Increase

School Meal of the Day Price Increase School meals

We have been informed by WCBC that as of Friday 1st April 2016 the cost of the school’s Meal of the day is increasing to £2.30 per day.


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Spring Fair

Its our Spring Fair on Thursday 24th March starting at 1pm

There will be lots of stalls so please come along and support.

I also need items for my bric a brac stall and would appreciate any donations.

Looking forward to a good day.

Mrs Pittaway


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Sonic #BBCSchoolReport


Today Class 10 have been involved with the BBC School Report, a scheme where over 1,000 schools across the UK have been reporting on different news stories.

In this post, Sergio and Josh are writing about one of their favourite video game characters.


Sonic is the world’s fastest hedgehog he is awesome and he saves the world. Sonic in games over 26 years and still unstoppable. Will Sonic do some break dancing? Sonic’s villain is Dr Eggman the evil scientist he creates powerful robots and Sonic can destroy them in spin dash. Sonic has a lot of friends, tails big cat Rouge and knuckles and Blaze the Cat. Sonic has 3 rivals knuckles is Sonics first rival and then Shadow the Hedgehog he can match his skills and then silver has psychokenisis he picks up objects and then throws them on Sonic. He is invisible towards his rivals shadow racing Sonic to a pink orb on Sonic gem rations. In Sonic unleashed Sonic can transform into a werehog his arms can stretch and he has super strength. And Sonic can also transform to super Sonic he can also fly. In Sonic and the black knight Sonic has a talking sword named Caliburn then Sonic can transform into Excalibur Sonic the Golden Knight. Sonic’s games are incredible games Sonic Adventures are awesome.

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